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Australia Reports First Stem Cell Transplants To Heal Broken Leg Bones

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Surgeons at an Australian hospital report success with the first effort to heal broken leg bones using stem cells from the patient. The Royal Melbourne Hospital said nine patients were given the treatment for serious leg fractures and recovered quickly with little pain. The five men and four women had suffered major fractures in serious road accidents and had spent up to 41 months for their bones to heal after surgery. The trial participants saw their bones regrown within an average of four months. (Click here for more



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